Home Grown Podcast

Season 2: Episode 4: Creating Responsible Digital Citizens in Today’s Ever-Connected World featuring Kat Crawford and Kaylah Holland

On this episode of the Home Grown podcast we welcome special guests Kat Crawford and Kaylah Holland to discuss how the narrative around digital citizenship is shifting and evolving. Join us for a conversation that takes digital citizenship beyond the incomprehensible Acceptable Use Policies of most schools and districts, and puts it in student friendly language with positive behavior supports and meaningful learning opportunities. Kat Crawford is the executive director of digital innovation for the Schlechty Center. She supports the design of technology innovation, the transformation of school systems (specifically addressing the needs of alternative schools), and facilitates professional learning for teachers who strive to cultivate engaging work. She brings with her a creative zest, which she applies to her educational technology expertise and certifications. All of her work is driven by her core belief that all students deserve a high-quality education. Twitter: @dramatickat | Email: kcrawford@schlechtycenter.org Dr. Kaylah Holland is passionate about empowering educators through practical professional development, one on one coaching, and innovative lesson design. She combines innovation and heart, a dynamite duo, to create student-centered environments that offer a path to success in school and life. She holds a Doctorate of Education and a Master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology with extensive research in blended, active, and authentic learning environments. Kaylah currently works with BreakFree Education empowering educators working within juvenile justice facilities across the US to create high-quality educational experiences for students held in confinement. She is a collegiate professor as well as a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator. Twitter: @hollandkaylah |Email: kholland@breakfree-ed.org Resources mentioned in today’s episode: Center For Humane Technology: https://www.humanetech.com/ Twitter Post of Visual RUP (Image Credit to Heather Breedlove @HBLove03) Episode Transcript available

Season 2: Episode 3: Anti-Racism – Creating Culturally Relevant Connections in the Classroom

In today's episode Tim Wilhelmus interviews fellow Keep Indiana Learning Digital Learning Coach Chevin Stone about anti-racism for educators and how essential classroom connections and relationships are to creating a safe and culturally responsive space for learning. Through their conversations in this episode and the continued conversations through the Indiana Connected Educators book study of So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo, we start to uncover the ways that we can each know better to do better. An educator with 18+ years of experience in the classroom, Chevin Stone is a dedicated lover of all things science and technology. She is a Google Certified Educator and Edtech coach, working with teachers as they become more skilled with tech in the classroom. Her interest in antiracism comes from a desire to help all teachers reflect on their personal and professional biases so the relationships they build with their students are authentic and genuine. Reach out to Chevin at Twitter @csstone1161 and Instagram @solve4whyedtech Books mentioned in this episode: How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi White Fragility by Robin Deangelo Other Resources Facebook page Antiracism Education Now Book list Anti Racist Reading List Getting Started You Have an Antiracist Book List, Now What? Episode Transcript

Season 2: Episode 2: Listen Courageously – The Power of Listening

Join us as we welcome Juliana Tafur, researcher and documentary filmmaker of List(e)n, in a powerful conversation about the essential nature of listening and how necessary it is to learn to listen effectively and courageously. Through her organization, Listen Courageously, Juliana runs workshops with large organizations, leading universities, and for the first time ever, K-12 educators through Keep Indiana Learning. Her mission is to solve an evolving social problem, which is: as a society, we have forgotten how to listen. Connecting again at a human level – regardless ofideological preferences, sexual orientation, skin color or cultural heritage – has never been more important. The immersive virtual workshops are designed to make people more aware of their listening blocks and better able to engage in heart-centered conversations that lead to understanding. Using the award-winning documentary film “List(e)n”, which successfully makes people with opposing viewpoints connect at a human level, we’re breaking down these silos by guiding people on how to have heart-centered conversations that lead to understanding, as well as how to listen to see past stereotypes. Learn more about Listen Courageously at https://listencourageously.com/ and watch the LIST(e)N Trailer on Vimeo. Moderators: Lena Darnay, Learning Architect for Keep Indiana Learning, and Katie Lash, Director of East Central Educational Service Center of Indiana. Episode Transcript

Season 2 Premier – Mindful By Design with Caitlin Krause

Join Tim for a live edition of the Home Grown Podcast. Tim will be talking with Caitlin Krause, author of Mindful by Design and Designing Wonder. They will discuss mindfulness in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning. Caitlin Krause focuses on the intersection of technology, innovation and wellbeing, and founded the studio and consultancy MindWise in 2015. She teaches about the subject at Stanford University and is the Director of Community and Business Development at the Virtual World Society. Caitlin has advised global organizations including Google, Facebook, Oracle, TED, Evernote, University of San Francisco, ETH Zürich and the U.S. State Department. In September of 2020 she released the book Designing Wonder: Leading Transformative Experiences in VR. She authored The Importance of Presence and The Art of Storytelling in VR as part of the XR Collaboration Global Resource Guide. Caitlin has created and run numerous collaborative experiences in social XR, fusing presence, mindfulness, storytelling, curiosity and emotional intelligence. She is also a writer and designer for digital therapeutic applications that incorporate haptics and biofeedback. After two decades of teaching and leadership experience, she authored Mindful By Design (Corwin Press, 2019) helping individuals and teams navigate complexity and change, prioritizing mindful wellbeing, design and imagination. Find out more at caitlinkrause.com. Transcripts from this Episode.

Season 1: Episode 3: Maker Spaces and the Maker Education Movement

In this episode, join Tim Wilhelmus, Keep Indiana Learning Digital Learning Coach, as he hosts an all-star panel of thought leaders in the maker space and maker education movement. Special Guests: Sylvia Martinez, former aerospace engineer & co-author of Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom Nicholas Provenzano, Technology Coordinator and Makerspace Director at University Liggett School Faith Plunkett, Technology Coach at Decatur City Schools in Decatur, Ala. Episode Transcript

Season 1: Episode 2: Design Process Thinking to Spark Student Creativity

In this episode of the HomeGrown podcast, moderator Tim Wilhelmus, Keep Indiana Digital Learning Coach, connects with Les McBeth from the Future Design school and Sabba Quidwai host of the podcast Sprint to Success with Design Thinking. They unpack the concepts within Design Process Thinking and make connections with how to get started in small, meaningful ways within your classroom, library, or school.

Podcast Transcript Link

Transcript: S1-Episode 2-DesignThinking Final Cut.pdf

Podcast Resources

Extraordinaires Link

Sprint to Success with Design Thinking - Podcast

Future Design School - for DT Curriculum resources, the DT Playbook, and PD/ Strategic Planning support: www.futuredesignschool.com @fdesignschool @futuredesignschool.

Centre for Urban Pedagogy: http://welcometocup.org/ - non-profit organization dedicated to empowering youth and adults to use the power of design and art to increase meaningful civic engagement.

Season 1: Episode 1: Digital Citizenship in the Post-Pandemic Classroom

Join Tim Wilhelmus, Keep Indiana Learning Digital Learning Coach, as he engages in a dynamic conversation about Digital Citizenship in the Post-Pandemic Classroom. Our premier episode is full of powerful insights from some of the EdTech world’s foremost thought leaders.

Featured Guests:

Merve Lapus - Vice President of Education, Outreach and Engagement for Common Sense Education

Diana Gill - Director of technology for East Porter County Schools in Northwest Indiana

KC Boyd - Librarian at Jefferson Academy in Washington DC

Kelly Gallagher - Assistant Principal for Teaching and Learning at St. John's Prep, in Danvers, Massachusetts nd the Director of Education for Connect Safely

Podcast Full Transcript:

S1:Episode 1 Transcript

Podcast Resource Links:

Common Sense Education: https://www.commonsense.org/education/

Wide Open School: https://wideopenschool.org/

Educator Guides from ConnectSafely: https://www.connectsafely.org/educatorguides/

Parent Guides from ConnectSafely: https://www.connectsafely.org/parentguides/

Short & Printable Quick Guides: https://www.connectsafely.org/quickguides/

Quick Guides in Spanish: https://www.connectsafely.org/guias-rapidas-en-espanol/

Copyrighteous: A Catalyst for Creativity in the Classroom by Diana Gill: https://www.amazon.com/Copyrighteous-Creativity-Classroom-Diana-Gill/dp/1949595781

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